Category Archives: Shawnee neighborhood

Hamilton announces public meeting on W. Market Street project

In continued steps to improve the Shawnee neighborhood, Metro Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton, D-5, has announced the second public meeting for the West Market Street Corridor improvement study. The public is encouraged to attend the Oct. 19 meeting to review and comment with consultants on the design plan, which seeks to redesign and improve sidewalks, […]

Lunchbox: Merged and un-merged

The 7-year merge: Remember when Mayor Jerry Abramson told reporters in West Virginia that before merger the city of Louisville was getting “poorer, blacker and older,”? The gaffe sparked a new debate about the reason behind consolidating city and county governments in 2003. And WFPL’s Gabe Bullard has a two-part piece story on the benefits […]

Judge dismisses lawsuit against wet-dry vote

Ruling that their cases had no merit, Jefferson Circuit Judge Martin McDonald dismissed two lawsuits that delayed results of a special election banning alcohol sales in four Shawnee neighborhood precincts. Last September, 86-percent of residents in those Shawnee precincts (N104, N105, N107 and N109), an area that includes a sliver of Portland, voted to ban […]

Judge dismisses lawsuit against wet-dry vote

Ruling that their cases had no merit, Jefferson Circuit Judge Martin McDonald dismissed two lawsuits that delayed results of a special election banning alcohol sales in four Shawnee neighborhood precincts. Last September, 86-percent of residents in those Shawnee precincts (N104, N105, N107 and N109), an area that includes a sliver of Portland, voted to ban […]